Lucchesi Picks Up OVC, National Honors

UnknownSoutheast Missouri left-handed pitcher Joey Lucchesi‘s record performance of 17 strikeouts against Murray State on Thursday, April 28, earned him this week’s Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week honors. His 17 strikeouts tied a school record set by John Holdner in 1961. The Newark, California native currently leads the OVC with a 1.69 earned run average, 105 strikeouts, and is tied for the lead with eight wins. Lucchesi’s strikeout mark leads NCAA Division I baseball.